Kunwar Singh belonged to a royal Ujjaini house of Jagdispur, currently a part of Bhojpur district of Bihar in India. He belonged to the Ujjainiya Rajput clan. He is known as one of the most important freedom fighters who led the Indian Rebellion of 1857 in Bihar. He was nearly eighty and in failing health when he was called upon to take up arms. When the call to fight came, Kunwar Singh plunged into the thick of it and battled against the British forces for nearly a year with grim determination and undaunted courage. He was an expert in the art of guerilla warfare. Kunwar Singh assumed command of the soldiers who had revolted at Danapur on 5th July 1857. Two days later he occupied arrah, the district headquarters.He returned to his palace on 23 April 1858 and died soon after on 26 April 1858.
26-12-2016: Kunwar Singh Personality Series: Bihar A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDS09000782312046 Category: Stamps
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